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ULSNET (Ultra Low-Speed Networking)

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ULSNET is a low-speed, low-efficiency networking system proposed by Vincent Cerf in 1991. According to RFC 1217 (Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research, April 1991), the military places a high premium on ultrarobust systems capable of supporting communication in extremely hostile environments. A major contributing factor in the survivability of systems is a high degree of redundancy. The network defined in this RFC 1217 is an amusing spoof. See "Internet Entertainment" for more spoofs.

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